Collected by Ashley De Hertogh
Arar St 128-148, Amman, Jordan
While Jordan—and the Middle East in general—isn't widely known for wines, Zumot Winery & Vineyards is a legend in the industry. Not only do Omar Zumot and his staff create delicious Saint George-label wines from a variety of grapes, they do it in...
K. Ali Ben Al-Hussein St. 146, Amman, Jordan
At the Citadel, on the summit of Jebel al-Qala'a, are extensive remnants of the city's many past incarnations. Evidence of habitation here stretches back to the Bronze Age. The collection of ruins include a Roman temple, a Byzantine church, and a...
King Faisal Street, Amman, Jordan
It may not be the smartest address in town, but it sure is the tastiest. Hashem Restaurant is an Amman institution, dishing up the city's best fuul (fava bean dip) and crisp, fresh falafel to the masses 24 hours a day for decades. This is...
Al-Hashemi St., Amman, Jordan
When Rome ran these parts, Amman was known as Philadelphia and flourished as a vital stop on the trade routes north and south. The 6,000-seat theater dates from the 2nd century AD and is one of the only remnants of Roman rule in the city. Climb to...
One of Amman's most distinctive landmarks, the azure blue dome of the King Abdullah Mosque can be seen for miles across the city. This is one of the few mosques in Jordan that can be entered by non-Muslims, so it's well worth a visit. The vast...